Sully Cockpit Recording from Miracle on the Hudson

The Federal Aviation Administration released these audio recordings that reveal the communications between air traffic control and US Airways Flight 1549. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger can be heard on the cockpit recording telling the tower that he is going to ditch the plane in the Hudson River. The conversation between Sully and air traffic control began about two minutes after Flight 1549 lifted off from LaGuardia Airport in New York City. This is the full Flight 1549 cockpit recording. On the recording, the plane is referred to by the call sign "Cactus."




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